Shenzhen's Homegrown Cyborg
Three days with Naomi Wu, the face of China's cyberpunk city.
How Facebook Bought a Police Force
Hundreds of pages of documents obtained by Motherboard show how Facebook is using the Menlo Park Police Department to reshape the city.
Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change
A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Instagram Users Are Flocking to This Beautiful Chemical Waste Dump in Siberia
A polluted lake in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk has become a popular Russian social media destination.
Trump Can’t Block People He Doesn't Like on Twitter, Appeals Court Says
A federal appeals court has upheld an earlier ruling that US President Donald Trump cannot silence people on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
The U.S. Military Wants to Build a Strategic Port in the Melting Arctic
A military spending bill has asked for a brand new Arctic port to face "future great power competition."
A Nightmare Twitter Bug Is Sending Users Notifications When They're Unfollowed
Twitter is telling people when someone has unfollowed them.
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up in the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Male Dolphins Make Friends Based on Mutual Interests, Just Like Humans
When foraging for food, bottlenose dolphins also find buddies.
Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders
Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.
Florida Captures, Kills Giant Lizard That Terrorized Local Community for a Year
The elusive, human-sized reptile was nabbed by wildlife authorities.
New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird
“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”